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The Happy Monk

Units 107-110, Ground Floor, Peace World Apartments | 29 Jianshe 5 Road, Guangzhou 510060, China
+86 20 8376 5597
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish n chips” (2 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (4 reviews)
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Bar, International, European
$$ - $$$
Units 107-110, Ground Floor, Peace World Apartments | 29 Jianshe 5 Road, Guangzhou 510060, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We saw Happy Monk on our last trip to Guangzhou and never ended up visit the place. However, this time around we are crashing at our friends and the happy monk happened to be right downstairs of the building. The bar was packed on a...More

Thank Gagan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beer place , Weekends good crowd from all across the globe . The side eats nice , easonably priced and Great service Free wi fi not to forget :)

Thank sanjay s
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a few days in Guangzhou this is my go to place for a normal meal, I have always had a good meal here over the last couple of years, I really like the Chicken Pizza and the Fries are really nice. Service can be...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for dinner at the recommendation of a friend. Was not disappointed. Drinks, food, service were great! Will return again. Looks like a great hangout spot for the weekend!

Thank Edward d
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is a successful restaurant! It's always crowded but you don't feel like you are sitting on top of other people. The food is good - I especially like their lunch specials, but the french fries are a must order every time. Delicious! Service is...More

Thank Jake H
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Happy Monk is a good afternoon, evening hang out place. Lots of good food and drinks with two levels of seating. The service and food are very consistent.

Thank cdvanha
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Dropped by with colleagues for dinner one night. Had not been to this restaurant for a while. Found the food was still good. That said, the international beers on tap were the same. Mightbe good to mix that up a bit.

Thank Duncan P
Reviewed 18 July 2017

What a nice place to go! Good service, good quality food and they speak english! Had my dinner here several times and every time happy again. Free WIFI for when you are alone ;-)

Thank Ferry J
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I won't come here again, even I'm bored of hearing my complaints. Old guy still sits next to the open door smoking so we all have to smoke inside, and he still lets his dog run in and out the restaurant. Had 3 meals from...More

1  Thank maxcsa777
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is very very good place if you want to eat, drink and enjoy in club in which are a lot of foreigners...

1  Thank Ненад Ц
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Sanjay D
11 February 2017|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
They do have happy hour maybe 5-7pm worth checking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 18
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:30 am
10:30 am - 2:30 am
10:30 am - 2:30 am
10:30 am - 2:30 am
10:30 am - 2:30 am
10:30 am - 2:30 am
10:30 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Units 107-110, Ground Floor, Peace World Apartments | 29 Jianshe 5 Road, Guangzhou 510060, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangdong  >  Guangzhou
  • Phone Number: +86 20 8376 5597
The Happy Monk is a lively and welcoming Western-style bar and restaurant, currently there are three outlets of The Happy Monk in Guangzhou city. The first is in Jianshe Wu Road branch, conveniently tucked away on a leafy backstreet a stone's throw away from the Garden Hotel. Cool wooden and copper interiors with large sliding doors opening out onto an outdoor terrace, a full food menu, an eclectic mix of music videos and an extensive range of imported draft beers and very cool cocktails have made The Happy Monk a true destination of choice for both locals and expats alike. The second is in XingSheng Road branch. Part of the rows of shops in the trendy bar street in Zhujiang New Town, this branch boasts high ceilings and a second floor at that. Staying true to The Happy Monk roots, wooden interiors and copper decorations for the bar can be found in this branch. Address: Unit 109, 7 XingSheng Road, Zhujiang New Town, Guangzhou Third but not least, is in Happy Valley Shopping Mall. Located not in the shopping mall but outside it in the square. This is the largest store with a terrace surrounding it filled with booths for guests to take a break after shopping. In the evening, it is a lovely place to sit outside and enjoy the company of friends. Address: Unit 124, G/F, Happy Valley Shopping Mall, 36 Machang Road, Zhujiang New Town, Guangzhou
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